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Grgur Ninski Statue

Ulica Kralja Tomislava, Split, Croatia
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“golden gate” (46 reviews)
Ulica Kralja Tomislava, Split, Croatia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We would like to have seen it when the weather was warmer, November is not the best month. Dramatic and interesting. Easy to find.

Thank Drachsi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Superstition mist be big in this part of the world. Several towns we visited had statues that were believed to bring goodness to one who rubbed some part of it. I do not know if it works as I never did it but it is...More

Thank Rowland45
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This statue by Mestrovic is outside the north entrance. It is so tall and makes a huge impression when you first see it. Tourists like to touch his toe and make a wish.

Thank Patty J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located near the North entrance of the Diocletan Palace, it is famous because of touching one fo the feet's finger. The sculpture itself is nice, to be said.

Thank Alberto J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This Mestrovic statue is really wonderful. You can feel the power of the bronze. This is a great piece for all to enjoy as he guards the gate.

Thank Pamela V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a interesting stop just for the photo and since you are in Split it is worth finding it and rubbing the toe. Yes, rubbing the toe is a thing and believed by some to bring good luck. It is one of those interesting...More

Thank Retiredhappytravelor
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So it’s a statue that sits on the outside of the walled city at the gate entrance. This was the point at the end of our walking tour. We took time to run the golden toe and make a wish. Impressed? Actually no!

Thank MrsACM
Reviewed 18 October 2017

When visiting the Palace, the park on the north side can be easy to miss, but if you venture up north from the Peristyle, you won't miss Grgur Ninski. Known for his historic importance this statue has been standing here before I was a kid....More

Thank Sgt_Oddball
Reviewed 15 October 2017

This impressive statue of St Gregory of Nin is impossible to miss. It stands, guarding the entrance to the Golden Gate, which marked the start of the ancient road to Solin. The statue was completed in 1929, so I am told, to mark the 1000th...More

Thank GeysirGal
Reviewed 13 October 2017

it is not only the statue which is impressive but also its place in front of the north gate. Rub the toe to have a wish open (still waiting for mine to fulfill.

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7 September 2017|
Response from NicolaLevett | Reviewed this property |
Head towards Diocletian's palace. Its at the Golden Gate entrance.